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Johnny, tell them what is behind Door Number 1!! #124754
12/08/06 10:07 AM
12/08/06 10:07 AM
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I received a call to repair a circuit that was out. When I looked at the service this is what I found, what a mess.

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Re: Johnny, tell them what is behind Door Number 1!! #124755
12/08/06 11:20 AM
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May I ask how quickly you ran in the opposite direction?


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"But the guy at Home Depot said it would work."
Re: Johnny, tell them what is behind Door Number 1!! #124756
12/08/06 11:55 AM
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Could you explain pic 4? Is that a slice through the cable, or a crack in the block showing the exposed cable?

Re: Johnny, tell them what is behind Door Number 1!! #124757
12/08/06 12:28 PM
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Picture #4 is the original 60-amp service cable that was stuccoed over.


Hank
Re: Johnny, tell them what is behind Door Number 1!! #124758
12/11/06 11:48 PM
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I worked on a service like the one in pic #2. Cept' the glass on the meter was broken and resting on a meter temp. Exposed live parts, the works!

Re: Johnny, tell them what is behind Door Number 1!! #124759
12/12/06 09:36 AM
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And the PoCo set those meters? I guess things are done differently around here - the PoCo guys would snicker as they drove away without getting within 10' of that thing.

What region is this in, if I may ask?

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12/12/06 11:06 AM
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North East part of the country, Norristown, PA., right outside of Philly.


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